Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
house portrait of first lady michelle obama. everyone is talking about her hair. she first debuted the new bangs halftime month just in time for her husband's inauguration and here's her official portrait from 2009. back then everyone was talking about those very nicely toned arms. >> now we like the bangs and the arms. >> i guess we like the whole package. >>> president obama speaking out about that round of golf with tiger woods. the commander in chief and the four-time masters champion teed up sunday in florida. tiger thought it was, quote, pretty cool and praised the president's short game. mr. obama, a little bit more impressed. >> he plays a different game than i do. he's on another planet. >> is he more nervous because he's playing with you or are you more nervous because you're playing with tiger woods? >> i don't think he was nervous. he knew that i wasn't a big threat to his world ranking. and i knew that i better keep by day job. >> the white house is still fielding complaints from the media for barring reporters and photographers from the president's golf outing. there'
Feb 25, 2013 8:00am PST
back to the oscar ceremony last night. big surprise first lady michelle obama was a presenter, presented the best picture award. here is how it looked as jack nicholson tossed it to the first lady. what do you think about -- i don't know, using the white house as sort of a backdrop for the oscars, any problem with that, jim? >> well, i mean i admit that hollywood's infatuation with the obamas can get pretty thick as times, with dustin hoffman praising gun control and so on on the red carpet, however i think the saving grace of that moment last night was the troops in the background there. if the obama administration is willing to highlight our troops in hollywood, good for them. jon: alan, what did you think about it. >> i knew that conservatives, some of them might object to it. hollywood and politics got married a longtime ago. does anybody remember marlon brando when he rejected "the godfather"'s academy award and sent s be hatchen little feather to speak on behalf of native-american rights. we shouldn't be surprised that there are political speeches or a component -- i thi
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by medal of honor recipients staff sgt clinton romesha. ♪ ["hail to the chief"] >> let's pray. eternal god, from whom we come to whom we belong, and in whose service we find peace, such as written to be found in the spirit of truth and justice. on yourselves. the you men of valor -- of valor. be ready for the conflict. today, lord, we recognize men of valor, who in readiness for the conflict, the battle came upon them. their sacred story is one of life and death, suffering of servants faithfully rendered at the moment of truth. they belong to that small band of black knights. and a nation grateful for the men who follow and the men who lead. we offer our gratitude for the actions of those men that day and for the actions of arthur rhodes, an intense man, short and wiry. thank you for claiming their sacred story and writing it into our nation's history. we distill our highest honor on staff sergeant romesha and recognize his actions that day. we pray your abiding grace and eternal mercies upon the families, the friends wh
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
? the first year was 2011 when minnesota congresswoman and eventual presidential candidate michele bachmann gave not the republican party response, but the tea party republican response to the republican response to president obama's state of the union while making meaningful eye contact with something other than the camera that was pointed at her. that was the first one. the year after that, the tea party republican response to the republican response to the state of the union was given by pizza company executive herman cain. >> and so i say in response on behalf of the tea party and citizens people across this country, with all due respect, mr. president, some of us are not stupid. the state of the union is not good. >> the hermanator, the response responses. less you think the 2012 election changed anything in republican party politics, in case all the anti-abortion legislation in the states has not been persuasive enough, in case the reelection of party chairman reince priebus by acclimation is not persuasive enough, in case the persistent efforts at the state level to make voting harde